Structural Shoring


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Historic Bridgeport Covered Bridge

November 7, 2022

D.H. Charles Engineering brought home two SAIA awards this year for our work completed on the historic Bridgeport Covered Bridge – the Structural Shoring Project of the Year and the Industrial Collaborative Project of the Year. It was a challenging, yet rewarding project to be a part of, and it was the team of engineers…


Award Winning Shoring Key to Success

In recognition for the successful collaboration and the innovative shoring design, this project was awarded the 2020 Scaffolding & Access Industry Association (SAIA) Shoring Project of the Year.   Originally built in 1962, Climate Pledge Arena (originally known as Key Arena) is located in the heart...


Temple Galaxia – Burning Man

Burning Man is an annual gathering held for one week every year in the harsh and unforgiving Black Rock Desert of Nevada where a community comes together to construct a temporary city filled with art installations and camps dedicated to radical self-expression and self-reliance. Participants...


Paseo Colorado

In 2017, DHC was contracted by Commercial Scaffolding, Inc. to provide engineered designs for the Paseo Colorado outdoor mall, in Pasadena, CA. DHC’s scope of work consisted of the structural shoring of existing columns and beams to allow for the installation of (4) new shear...


Support Under Distress

The 6.0 magnitude Napa Earthquake struck on August 24, 2014,  and caused substantial damage to many structures in this popular tourist destination. DHC received many calls during the aftermath of the earthquake, as the damage was widespread and structures were in need of temporary support....